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    • Pelecanoididae
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    • Diving-Petrels


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No one's observed a Diving-Petrels (Family Pelecanoididae [inactive]) .
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Description from Wikipedia

The diving petrels are seabirds in the bird order Procellariiformes. There are four very similar species all in the family Pelecanoididae and genus Pelecanoides (Lacépède, 1799), distinguished only by small differences in the coloration of their plumage and their bill construction.

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